Through our Health program, students will acquire knowledge and develop skills and attitudes to permit optimal quality of life and total well being. Health education provides skill development experiences to assist students in their future life. This is provided through a variety of learning techniques and authentic assessments. Units in health education consist of goal setting and planning, communication skills, self-management, stress management, decision-making and advocacy.
Health Education – ½ credit
This semester course incorporates the knowledge and use of life skills that have been proven to be a deterrent to high risk behavior. Skills are emphasized as content areas in diet, fitness, disease prevention, drugs and sex are covered. Students will acquire an understanding of health concepts and decision making skills that will improve, sustain and promote physical, mental and social health.
Fulfills ½ credit of the Health diploma requirement.